Local Briefs 2/16/18

Brewery ribbon cutting

Connecticut Valley Brewing Co., 765 Sullivan Avenue, South Windsor, will celebrate its grand opening Feb. 22 with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  The event will begin at 4 p.m. with the ceremony at 5 p.m.  The brewery is independently owned and family-operated by two Connecticut locals.  There will be food, beer, bands, and a raffle.  For details about the Connecticut Valley Brewing Co., call 860-644-2707 or visit their website at http://ctvalleybrewing.com/.


MGM to reimburse tuition

Workshop on job injuries

The Connecticut Department of Labor’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health will host a workshop from 9 a.m. to noon March 6 on OSHA standards related to reporting occupational injuries and illnesses. The workshop will review federal standards and help employers more accurately log, report, and summarize work-related injuries and illnesses.  Admission is free, but pre-registration is appreciated.  Contact Catherine Zinsser at catherine.zinsser@ct.gov to register.


WCC networking event

The Windsor Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours networking event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Kimberly Hall at 1 Emerson Drive in Windsor.  There will be refreshments and a raffle.  The event is free to chamber members and $5 for non-chamber members.  RSVP by phone at 860-688-5165 or online at www.windsorCC.org/RSVP.


HEZBA annual business luncheon

The Hartford Enterprise Zone Business Association will hold its annual minority business luncheon on Feb. 23, from 12-2 p.m. Featured guest speakers will be Suzette DeBeathams-Brown, Bloomfield mayor-elect, and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman.  Admission is free but an RSVP is required.  Contact HEZBA President Reggie Hales at 860-983-7587.

AJC and ACC partnership

The American Job Center will begin offering services Feb. 20 at Asnuntuck Community College,  170 Elm St. It will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for employers and those looking for work.

The partnership is expected to provide an opportunity to serve mutual employers as well as people seeking jobs.

Originally published by the Journal Inquirer

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